TABLE 3-7 Serious Motor Vehicle-Related Injuries by Age and Gender: 2003

TABLE 3-7 Serious Motor Vehicle-Related Injuries by Age and Gender: 2003

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Age Males (number) Females (number)
0-4 3,392 1,596
5-9 4,321 3,021
10-14 6,720 4,711
15-19 22,199 16,539
20-24 25,669 15,823
25-29 15,982 8,909
30-34 15,561 11,253
35-39 14,765 8,213
40-44 14,367 8,146
45-49 13,461 6,313
50-54 9,845 8,063
55-59 7,903 5,537
60-64 5,434 5,128
65-69 4,618 3,845
70-74 4,530 3,372
75-79 3,018 4,173
80-84 3,241 4,378
85-89 1,472 1,826
90-94 512 529
95-99 103 166
100+ 0 0

NOTE: A serious injury is one in which the victim was either hospitalized or treated and transferred to another facility, was dead on arrival, or died in the emergency room. This table does not include an additional 176 serious injuries for which age and sex were unknown or not recorded in the original data.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculations using data from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, March 2005.